Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
James Russell Lowell
James Lowell
James Russell Lowell.
BornFebruary 22, 1819
Cambridge, Massachusetts
DiedAugust 12, 1891
Cambridge, Massachusetts
American poet, author, and diplomat. Editor of Atlantic Monthly 1857-1862. U.S. Minister to Spain 1877-1880. U.S. Ambassador to England 1880-1885.

The repository contains one quote from James Russell Lowell.


It is the rooted instinct in men to admire what is better and more beautiful than themselves.